Effectiveness Research

HomVEE reviews the evidence of effectiveness for specific home visiting models. On this page, links to models lead to a brief model description and an overview of review results. The results include evidence of model effectiveness, details of the studies reviewed, and a summary of findings by outcome domain. Rows are highlighted in green if the model meets the HHS criteria for an evidence-based model.

Please read Home Visiting Model Effects for a summary across models.

Displaying 21 - 30 of 50 Models
Model
Meets HHS criteria
Studies
rated
high or
moderate
Last
updated
Model:

Healthy Steps (National Evaluation 1996 Protocol)

This report focuses on Healthy Steps as implemented in the 1996 evaluation. HHS has determined that home visiting is not the primary service delivery strategy and the model does not meet current requirements for MIECHV program implementation.

Targets: 0-11 months, 12-23 months, 24-35 months

Favorable results in high or moderate studies: Child health, Positive parenting practices

Meets HHS Criteria:

Yes, Meets HHS Criteria

High or moderate studies:
7
Last updated:
July 2011
Model:

Home Instruction for Parents of Preschool Youngsters (HIPPY)®

Targets: 36-47 months, 48+ months

Favorable results in high or moderate studies: Child development and school readiness, Positive parenting practices

Meets HHS Criteria:

Yes, Meets HHS Criteria

High or moderate studies:
2
Last updated:
May 2013
Model:

Home-Start

Targets: 0-11 months, 12-23 months, 24-35 months, 36-47 months, 48+ months

Favorable results in high or moderate studies: No favorable effects found

Meets HHS Criteria:

No

High or moderate studies:
1
Last updated:
October 2012
Model:

HOMEBUILDERS (Birth to Age 5)®

Targets: 0-11 months, 12-23 months, 24-35 months, 36-47 months, 48+ months

Favorable results in high or moderate studies: Not applicable - no studies met criteria to be reviewed

Meets HHS Criteria:

No

High or moderate studies:
No eligible studies
Last updated:
July 2011
Model:

Maternal Early Childhood Sustained Home-Visiting Program (MECSH)

Targets: Pregnant women, 0-11 months, 12-23 months

Favorable results in high or moderate studies: Child health, Maternal health, Positive parenting practices

Meets HHS Criteria:

Yes, Meets HHS Criteria

High or moderate studies:
2
Last updated:
May 2013
Model:

Maternal Infant Health Outreach Worker (MIHOW)®

Targets: Pregnant women, 0-11 months, 12-23 months, 24-35 months

Favorable results in high or moderate studies: Child health, Linkages and referrals, Maternal health, Positive parenting practices

Meets HHS Criteria:

No

High or moderate studies:
1
Last updated:
June 2018
Model:

Maternal Infant Health Program (MIHP)

Targets: Pregnant women, 0-11 months, 12-23 months

Favorable results in high or moderate studies: Child health, Maternal health

Meets HHS Criteria:

Yes, Meets HHS Criteria

High or moderate studies:
4
Last updated:
May 2019
Model:

Minding the Baby®

Targets: Pregnant women, 0-11 months, 12-23 months

Favorable results in high or moderate studies: Child health, Maternal health

Meets HHS Criteria:

Yes, Meets HHS Criteria

High or moderate studies:
2
Last updated:
November 2014
Model:

MOM Program

Targets: 0-11 months, 12-23 months, 24-35 months, 36-47 months, 48+ months

Favorable results in high or moderate studies: Linkages and referrals

Meets HHS Criteria:

No

High or moderate studies:
1
Last updated:
May 2013
Model:

Mothers’ Advocates in the Community (MOSAIC)

Targets: Pregnant women, 0-11 months, 12-23 months, 24-35 months, 48+ months

Favorable results in high or moderate studies: Not applicable

Meets HHS Criteria:

No

High or moderate studies:
0
Last updated:
May 2013